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Good News For People Who Love Bad News [Explicit]

6 April 2004 | Format: MP3

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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 6 April 2004
  • Release Date: 6 April 2004
  • Label: Epic
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  • Total Length: 48:32
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  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • ASIN: B001GS4A4M
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 25,544 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By T. W. Spielhofer on 19 Jan 2005
Format: Audio CD
I absolutely love this album - it's revived my love of music and has inspired me to buy other CDs of the same genre. I came across this band completely by accident. I was in Melbourne for a conference and sitting in a cool bar, when this CD was put on - and I loved it immediately. What I like about it is the variety of songs on it - you can see all kinds of different influences, ranging from Tom Waits, The Cure, Red Hot Chilly Peppers, The Clash, etc. with some amazing lyrics. It's made me want more, more and more.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By J. on 8 Jun 2006
Format: Audio CD
Modest Mouse are a David Lynch movie of a band. Bristling with a charming weirdness, and sparkling like a pair of... ruby slippers.

Good News for People Who Love Bad News, is more accessible and lifting listening experience than The Moon & Antarctica. Like The Flaming lips, they have a knack for making statements about life, death, mortality and spirituality, in a celebratory tone. "Bury Me With It," "Devil's Work Day" and "Satin in a Coffin" are eerily creepy, yet wonderfully erratic (Brock's vocals somewhere between Tom Waits and the Tazmanian Devil).

Good News for People Who Love Bad News continually delivers, while demonstrating the contrast of harsh and beautiful things about music, and life. In fact, not only are Modest Mouse fascinating, but they occupy a space all of their own somewhere between The Black Heart Procession and The Flaming Lips.

A splendid record.
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful By C. Sims on 12 May 2005
Format: Audio CD
Amazing. This album is just beautiful. It was the first album i bought by Modest Mouse, and it became the start of my collection. I heard 'Float On' orginally, and i was just blown away. It's unlike any other music i have heard, and it has the ability to move you emotionally. You can feel the emotion and feeling dripping off every song.
It's refreshing to hear a range of different instruents being used in accompaniment to traditional rock instruments, such as violin and the horn. There's a strong theme of the ocean in this album, not just because of the lyrics, the sounds take you away from where you are, and you feel you could be by the ocean.
When i first bought the album, i found some of the songs very strange, such as ' Bury me with it', 'Dance Hall' and 'This Devils Workday', but they soon grow on you as you appreciate their original sound. I find it amazing that they are relatively unheard of over here, but i think they are an acquired taste, especially as the singers voice is very country sounding. Overall they are an amzing band, and this album is great to buy for your first Modest Mouse album; you will not be disappointed.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful By "gwendolynbertram" on 28 May 2004
Format: Audio CD
Having been a Modest Mouse fan for a very long time now, I can safely say that this is like nothing they have ever done before. They're back and still fantastic. Although this album isnt as good as 'This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About' or 'Lonesome Crowded West' its not half bad. There are a couple of catchy tunes such as 'Float On' and 'Ocean Breathes Salty' however if you have just been drawn into buying this album because of 'Float On' think again. The album shows many new styles, some of which sound like Tom Waits (not that thats a bad thing). As well as this there is much classic Modest Mouse incorporated into this album. It also features great vocals from singer Isaac Brock. This album would be great for a long time fan, but perhaps not so great for one who has been sucked in through the song 'Float On'.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By "lionkiller" on 14 Mar 2005
Format: Audio CD
This is a brilliant album. I can understand why I can't find anybody that's even heard of them here in the UK because I hadn't until I chanced upon them, but that was a fantastic piece of pure luck. I've just ordered their entire back catalogue after getting in to this album. I'd list my favourite tracks but I really think every song is total quality. Float On and The World At Large are more immediately loveable but it's the consistently brilliant lyrics that prevail throughout that make this a bit of a classic to me.
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By Leigh Bristow on 26 Dec 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Mellon collie and poignant, soft and rocking, harsh and soothing. Isaac Brock has a crazy voice, which lends itself so very well to emotive singing. If you don't own a Modest Mouse album, buy this as a taster. I did and subsequently went and brought another 2 albums, both of which i also love. <3 Modest Mouse.
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By commodityfetish on 9 Nov 2013
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This was the first time I'd heard Modest Mouse. I love the Smiths, but didn't keep up with Marr's other projects (clearly). I've now ordered all MM's other albums, as this is first rate music. Great lyrics which couldn't compliment the music much better, and the listenability of these tracks is outstanding. Buy, play loud and play proud. Fantastic stuff.
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By Jack on 16 Sep 2011
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Good news for people who love bad news is a great blend of the angry, sentimental and mental that Modest Mouse are so good at
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